Catastrophic Canal Break Put Eagle Harbor Under Water
AuthorBallard, Matthew R.
PublisherCounty of Orleans
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AbstractOn August 3, 1927, a local farmer discovered a three-foot square hole in the embankment of the Erie Canal near Otter Creek in Albion. Within a matter of moments, the floor of the Canal broke free, flooding the vicinity of Eagle Harbor, damaging property, and threatening crops.
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